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Congo Update #6

Last Day of Trauma Conference Today was the final day of the By His Wounds conference! All morning the teaching was on the MTS healing model and forgiveness; both were received very well. It was a blessing to be able to discuss the topics of forgiveness and...

Congo Update #5

Today we have an extra special update for you that you absolutely can't miss! Sylvi was at our training last year and came and visited us today to give us a report of what she's been doing with what she had learned. Her and a few other trainees from Beni have been...

Congo Update #4

Today we had a break from the conference and the pastors got to spend the day at their churches and at home with their families. This morning the majority of the MTS team was blessed to attend church with Mama Abia at the CBCA (Community Baptiste Centre of Africa) in...

Congo Update #3

Thank you for your continued prayers and support! Day 3 got off to a rocky start as Steve woke up very sick and was not able to teach. Today’s topics included spiritual warfare and the spiritual effects of trauma. Jumah and Celestia did a fantastic job, and the whole...

Congo Update #2

The second day of the conference was amazing! This morning a pastor stood to thank us for the teaching yesterday on the five abuses that distort the image of God. He shared his conviction over learning that the abuse/sin of verbal abuse can be as damaging as sexual...

Congo Update #1

On Wednesday, May 3rd we arrived safely in Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo! Thank you all for your continued support and prayer. Two team members, James and Sebastian, were delayed on Monday when flight trouble caused them to miss their connection from...

2017 Rwanda Update #7

As we came together to wrap up the conference, the mood in the room was noticeably lighter. We began each day with worship and praise, and today their voices seemed to lift higher and their praise louder. So many have been thanking members of our team for the...

2017 Rwanda Update #6

We have arrived at the climax of the training—the presenter's stories delighting in God's redemptive purposes. Kim and Shanell presented on the Stages of Healing using their stories and God’s redemptive work in their lives. One of the healing stages is creating safety...

2017 Rwanda Update #5

Spiritual Impact of Trauma The focus on the training today was the spiritual impact of trauma—specifically, how it disconnects us from God. The participants worked individually and then shared with the group on how they felt rejected by God; hid in fear from God;...

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